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Brandy Heckman-Stoddard PhD, MPH

Brandy M. Heckman-Stoddard PhD, MPH

Chief, Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Research Group, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland

Brandy M. Heckman-Stoddard, PhD, MPH, is Chief of the Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Research Group in the Division of Cancer Prevention at the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

Dr. Heckman-Stoddard’s research portfolio focuses on interventions to reduce breast and gynecologic cancer risk as well as the development of surrogate biomarkers.

She serves as the NCI Project Scientist for the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study in collaboration with the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases examining the impact of metformin and lifestyle intervention on cancer risk.


Dr. Heckman-Stoddard has no relevant disclosures.

Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:

  1. Weight Loss Intervention and Cancer Risk in T2DM